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CCSD advances reopening plan, but multiple questions still unanswered

Despite being uneasy, and at times confused, about a drafted plan to reopen schools this fall, Clark County School District Trustees unanimously approved a...
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Reopening schools while cutting budgets won’t work, teachers’ union says

Nevada’s largest teachers’ union had a message for the Clark County School District and the Nevada Legislature Tuesday: The district's plan to reopen during...
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Young people comprise bulk of COVID cases in Southern Nevada

People ages 20 to 40 make up 40 percent of Southern Nevada’s positive cases of COVID-19, signaling a major shift in the demographics of...
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Judge signals he’s likely to tailor orders to expedite PUA payments

Hundreds of thousands of Nevadans have filed applications for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance but fewer than half have been paid, according to officials from the...

Nevada’s Covid contact tracing misses the mark

Las Vegas Uber driver Derek Washington went to the hospital in January with symptoms of COVID-19. “I ended up in what looked like a MASH...
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ICE gives foreign students a choice: Ignore the corona or we’ll deport you

One spook-think theory goes like this: Sure, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement doesn’t like international students any more than ICE likes international anybody. But...
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Advocates hope for revenue discussion but brace for budget cuts

Editor’s note: At 5 p.m. Monday the governor’s office released budget cut proposals for legislators to consider at this week’s special session. Cuts include...
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Covid-19 and housing: ‘A crisis on top of a crisis’

Before a global health pandemic shut down industries, skyrocketed Nevada's unemployment rate and left thousands unable to pay rent for months, Nevada had a...
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Nevada Legislature to convene special session July 8

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday announced the start date for the upcoming special session: July 8.The formal proclamation, which will set the parameters of...

‘Remember there’s a pandemic. And wear a mask,’ officials caution for Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July weekend approaching, Clark County Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick is encouraging social distancing at gatherings of family and friends.  And wear...

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